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Short Term Effects Of AIDS

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long term/short term disability

I am HIV+ and have been so since 1984. Last year I had my second bout of KS and went on short term disability and applied for SSI benefits thinking I would go on long term disability in March which would have been six months from the initial claim...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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You should review the terms of both your short term disability plan and your long term disability plan to determine what the eligibility requirements are to qualify for benefits. As far as Social Security disability benefits are concerned, it is... Read more »

What are the possible actute short term effects of anti-HIV drugs

What are the short term effects of HIV-drugs that you mentioned in an answer? Are there effects on... Read more »

Short term memory loss

I have recently had discussions with several people who have described a similar condition to that... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Patients Get Long-Term Boost With Short, Intermittent Drug Regimen

National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists report that brief, widely-spaced courses of the experimental immune-boosting drug interleukin-2 (IL-2) allow people with HIV to maintain near normal levels of a key immune system cell for long periods.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Short-Term Sexual Health Effects of Relationships With Significantly Older Females on Adolescent Boys

The current study examined the "short-term effects on the sexual health of adolescent boys in age discordant relationships." Data from waves one and two of the National Survey of Adolescent Health were used to conduct weighted logistic regression... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Affairs Blog: Short-, Long-Term Challenges to Global HIV/AIDS Fight

Reflecting on the New York Times ' articles about HIV/AIDS worldwide, the Health Affairs blog writes of the short- and long-term financial challenges: "[O]ver the past six years the world has pumped nearly $52 billion into fighting the pandemic,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Risk of AIDS or Death in People Infected With HIV-1 Before Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

Motasim Badri of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues examined 1,399 HIV-positive people residing in Cape Town who had no access to antiretroviral drugs or who were receiving... Read more »
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Short Term Health Insurance for HIV+ Persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi I am Jack,
My partner has HIV, just found out recently. He was without health insurance, until he sign up through the www.emporiumshopper.com sight for insurance. They work well with guys such as Ron and I. I wanted to share my story with the... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
From KaiserNet

January 8, 2008

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
As many of you know, I was diagnosed in September 1985 in Atlanta by the Red Cross after I gave blood at a company sponsored blood drive. I was lucky I found out early in my infection. I have always had the best of care since my diagnosis and... Read more »